University of Surrey

Degree level: Undergraduate

Theatre (Conversion Course by Online Learning)

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Course summary

Why choose this course BA (Hons) Theatre is a unique conversion course that recognises your previous study or your work experience, enabling you to complete your BA degree in a year. As this course is taught entirely online, you can pursue your passion for theatre while working, performing or managing a household, fitting your studies around your daily routine. As part of Guildford School of Acting, you’ll be inspired by passionate tutors and benefit from the School’s long-standing reputation as a world-class conservatoire. What you will study Primarily a one-year course, our BA Theatre is delivered through online learning and is equivalent to Year 3 (FHEQ Level 6) of full-time study. The course includes three optional weekend tutorials, where you can join your tutors and other students for an intensive study and workshop experience. Delivered by the renowned Guildford School of Acting, this course offers a range of modules that will integrate your professional experience with theory across a broad set of topics. These include:

  • Contemporary performer training
  • Political theatre
  • Musical theatre
  • Theories of performance
  • A pathway module with choices of:
  • Play writing
  • Theatre design
  • Choreography
  • Musical theatre creation.
We’ll guide you to actively engage with relevant concepts, exploring the rich heritage of theatre from a critical, experiential and practical perspective.

Course details

Modules

To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.


How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life. We are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Prospective candidates are required to have successfully completed a three-year National Diploma at an accredited drama school or have significant industry experience and equivalent qualifications. GCSE or equivalent: English Language and Mathematics at Grade C(4) (or equivalent)


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall with 6.0 in each element.

View the other English language qualifications that we accept:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/international/english-language-requirements


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Please see our website for up-to-date information on our fees for 2022/23

Sponsorship information

Applicants who require a Student Visa to study in the UK: To apply for a Student Visa, students must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University they wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable students to apply for their visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to not risk its status as a Student sponsor. Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will issued in accordance with the Visa Sponsorship and CAS Issuing Policy, available at: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/policies

Theatre (Conversion Course by Online Learning) at University of Surrey - UCAS